What AI-generated COVID news tells us that journalists don’t

Published: 6 December 2022

AI can help identify biases in news reporting that we wouldn't otherwise see. Researchers from McGill University got a computer program to generate news coverage of COVID-19 using headlines from...

AI that can learn patterns of human language

Published: 12 October 2022

Human languages are notoriously complex, and linguists have long thought it would be impossible to teach a machine how to analyze speech sounds and word structures in the way humans do. But...

Is AI good or bad for the climate? It’s complicated

Published: 28 June 2022

As the world fights climate change, will the increasingly widespread use of artificial intelligence (AI) be a help or a hindrance? In a paper published this week in Nature Climate Change, a team of...

Using AI to predict suicidal behaviours in students

Published: 28 July 2021

How can we predict suicide risk in students, especially at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected many people’s mental health? According to researchers from Montreal and France,...

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